Vintage 12″ wide stock certificate from “Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. More often known as “Con Ed”, it is one of the largest energy companies in the United States. This company started operation in 1823 as the New York Gas Light Company. It has a lot of famous history. They were connected to the time in 1882 When Thomas Edison’s Illuminating Company began supplying electricity to 59 customers. These are are dated 1976 or earlier. Used stock certificate in great condition. Paper stocks are no longer being issued. Therefore, a very finite supply of surviving stocks from the 20th Century is becoming rarer every day. Coins, stamps, and currency are all issued in the millions, but the average stock issue was only in the thousands. Strick rules put in place by the SEC between the 1980 and 2000 led to the complete destruction of the vast majority of issued stocks, making the ones offered today even more special and rare. NO ISSUED CANCELLED STOCK DATED AFTER 1999 IS LEGALLY ALLOWED TO BE IN PRIVATE HANDS! IN FACT, EVERY SUCH STOCK WAS OR WILL BE DESTROYED UNDER FEDERAL LAW! This means that vintage stocks issued before that will increase in collector value over time. There are just too many people and too few stocks. When they are not producing them anymore and they are not then what is left usually goes up in price. It is a law of economics to many dollars chasing too few items. Every stock certificate is beautifully engraved via the intaglio method (using steel plates), most by the American Bank Note Co. The designs are etched right in the paper, not merely printed on top of it, and many certificates are in the art deco style. All stock certificates are guaranteed to be the original document. We do not sell copies or reproductions. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Consolidated Edison Company of New York Stock Certificate Excellent Condition” is in sale since Monday, August 10, 2020. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Stocks & Bonds, Scripophily\Other Scripophily”. The seller is “ruegrand” and is located in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Circulated Mint